Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279033
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateNC
CountyChatham
LocalityJordan Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHaw
HUC8 Number03030002
HUC10 NameB Everett Jordan Lake-New Hope River
HUC10 Number0303000206
HUC12 NameNew Hope River-B Everett Jordan Lake
HUC12 Number030300020610
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsneighbor's kid caught 2 oscars (he kept one as a pet)
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/15/2024].

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